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Latest Mild cognitive impairment Stories

2013-08-07 23:27:56

Neurological Wellness Center physicians respond to recent report that mild cognitive impairment leads to Alzheimer’s. (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 A major new study finds that those senior moments are often a prelude to dementia and Alzheimer’s in later life. sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1552526012025782 Rolando Hernandez a neurosurgeon for Neurological Wellness Center states; “Concrete steps can be taken to prevent mental decline. Blood testing for homocysteine, a non-protein...

Exercise Helps Against Alhzheimers
2013-07-30 14:28:14

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online University of Maryland School of Public Health researchers wrote in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease that exercise could improve cognitive function for people at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The team said that exercise could improve the efficiency of brain activity associated with memory, particularly for individuals at risk for Alzheimer's. Mild cognitive impairment, or MCI, signals a more substantial memory loss and...

2013-07-26 13:33:11

ACE inhibitors may even boost brain power A class of drug, called ACE inhibitors, which are used to lower blood pressure, slow the rate of cognitive decline typical of dementia, suggests research published in the online journal BMJ Open. Furthermore, these drugs may even boost brain power, the research indicates. The researchers compared the rates of cognitive decline in 361 patients who had either been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, or a mix of both....

2013-07-25 23:26:02

Study was published in the Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology and was recently presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. The MCAS has been further validated, as the Rhode Island Hospital Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center recently launched a program funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that will be utilizing the MCAS to detect early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease as part of two clinical studies investigating ways to delay...

Subjective Cognitive Decline Early Alzheimers Sign
2013-07-18 15:33:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many dismiss forgetfulness among people of a certain age, or "senior moments," as a simple, inescapable part of getting older. However, five new studies presented at the Alzheimer's Association meeting in Boston this week suggest that 'subjective cognitive decline' could be a precursor to Alzheimer's disease. One study said that self-reported cognitive alterations paved the way to greater mental decline around six years later. Another...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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